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“Hello, I'm Shane's sister Courtney. First off I'd like to thank everyone for your Comments, and stories! This is my first time viewing this page. It...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: Courtney - mandan, ND - sister

“I an so sorry to hear about Shane. I worked With Shane in Bismarck before and when he and Ann were married and I have always thought of him as a...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Brian Johnson - Bismarck, ND

“We are very sorry for your loss Allen and Joan. We couldn't imagine your sorrow and pain to lose your son. Our gracious prayers are with your family. ”
3 of 36 | Posted by: Randal and Adele White Family - ND

“Alan-Joan and Family, I am so sad to hear about your son/brother, Shane. I have never met him but I am sure he was a very special young man knowing...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Kelly (Schreiner) Turman - SD

“Our love and prayers. ”
5 of 36 | Posted by: Larry and Caren Barnett - Minot

“No words can be expressed for the loss of such a young man. Our prayers are with you all in this very difficult time.Dionne(Nagel)Smith and family ”
6 of 36 | Posted by: Dionne (Nagel) Smith - Mandan, ND

“Al: You and your family have the deepest condolences from my family on the loss of Shane. Dirk Hausauer ”
7 of 36 | Posted by: Dirk Hausauer - Bismarck, ND

“Allen and Joan, I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of your son Shane. Please accept my condolences and know that my thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Joe Polansky - bismarck, ND

“Prayers to you Allen and Joan. I enjoyed Shane talent and thoughtfulness in class. Thanks for the opportunity to have known Shane. ”
9 of 36 | Posted by: Wayne Friez - Former teacher

“We were so very sorry to hear the sad news about Shane. Unfortunately, we had never met Shane, but have heard so many wonderful things and what a...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Lorrie & George Ternes

“Joan, Alan and Family, Patsy, Virgil and Family, Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. May friends comfort you, faith uphold you and...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Jim and Bonnie Wingenbach - ND

“Allan , Joan and family. I just wanted express my deep condolensces to you all on the passing of Shane. ”
12 of 36 | Posted by: Doug Griffin - Mandan, ND

“Bama and Joan, Our sincere condolences to you and your whole family. thinking of you with thoughts and prayers, Snake and Sharon ”
13 of 36 | Posted by: Danny and Sharon Hoskins

“Very sorry for your loss. God has received a wonderful angel. Thoughts & prayers to all of you. Kayla (Ternes), Andy, Easton & Kolter Freidt ”
14 of 36 | Posted by: Kayla Freidt - Mandan, ND

“Bahm/Hertz Families. Thoughts and Prayers are with you at this difficult time. Ervin and Penny ”
15 of 36 | Posted by: Penny Ternes - Shields, ND

“There are no words. Just know we are there for you and are praying for you all. The Bonogofsky and Doerr family ”
16 of 36 | Posted by: Lance and Lori Doerr

“Alan, Joan & family, Arlene & families Virgil, Patsy & families, We wish you peace and ask that Gods Blessing and guidance be with each of you...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Renee Kraft - Bismarck, ND

“Alan, Joan & family Virgil, Patsy & families, You may find that few people can fully understand what you are experiencing during this time. Do what...Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: Roger & Sharon Ruscheinsky

“My heart goes out to the Bahm family. Ann Marie, I wish I could wrap my arms around you and take away the pain. I am so very sorry for the loss of...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Angie Sheldon - Cousin

“I feel especially blessed just to have known Shane. Godspeed, my friend. ”
20 of 36 | Posted by: Marleen Wells - New Salem, ND

“Joan and Allan, so sorry to read of your son's passing. My condolences to you, and all the Hertz and Bahm family members. ”
21 of 36 | Posted by: Agnes (Deichert) Vernon - Fargo, ND

“God bless the Bahm/Hertz family. May younall find comfort. ”
22 of 36 | Posted by: Debbie Ternes Will - freind

“The love of... and for a child...forever held close in our hearts...the heaven filled with our loving angels...and the knowing that one day we will...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Vern, Zoe Henke & Family - ND

“Allan, Joan and family, So sorry and shocked to here about Shane's death. I've found out in life that you can never take one day for granted when it...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Randy & Colleen Volk - Shields, ND

“Allan, Joan and Family, Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you in the loss of Shane. There are no words to ease the pain, but know that you...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Gina - Cousin

“Our deepest sympathy in your most unexpected loss. Our prayers are with all of you. Love, ”
26 of 36 | Posted by: Vivian & Kenny Shaeffer - PA

“The first thing that stands out to me when I think of Shane is the never ending heart that he had on the field, regaurdless if it was practice or a...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Nate Schmidt - Bismarck, ND

“Allen and Joan, our thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of your son. When we first moved to Carson in 1992, your son, Shane, and our son...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Marlin and Laurel Hanson - ND

“I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Bahm. I have so many memories from when Bahm was in college where we shared countless fun nights with friends...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Natalie (Thompson)Pirtle - Fargo, ND

“Ann, Allan and Joan, our deepest condolensces to you. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Alan & Jeanne Reinke ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Jeanne Reinke - Corvallis, OR

“My sympathies to Shane's family...I played football with him over at MSUM for a bit in 2004, we were in the same recruiting class and never forgot a...Read More »
31 of 36 | Posted by: Riley Rude - Moorhead, MN

“I will forever miss Shane. In high school, the Bahm family became second family to me. Shane was always at our games, so supportive. In the fall...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Lacy Schatz - New Leipzig, ND

“Shane and I had known each other since first grade. I had moved from Carson after 3rd grade and was fortunate enough to reconnect with Shane and meet...Read More »
33 of 36 | Posted by: Brent Hanson - Dickinson, ND

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Ann. If you need anything I'm just a phone call away. ”
34 of 36 | Posted by: Colleen Teske - Fargo, ND

“I only knew Shane for about half a year. But in just that time he became a great friend to my boyfriend and I. We both miss him so much! It is so sad...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Kristie

“Shane was a young man with a kind heart and a giving spirit. He had such a great sense of humor, he loved entertaining people and making them laugh....Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: R Marie Green - Long Beach, CA

Shane Allan Bahm, 27, West Fargo, ND died Monday, December 3, 2012 in Essentia Health, Fargo.

Shane was born November 1, 1985 in Bismarck, ND to Allan and Joan (Hertz) Bahm. He was raised on a farm near Carson, ND and graduated from Carson High School. He attended Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN, where he played football and worked toward a business degree. He married Ann Sirek July 11, 2009 at Cottage Grove, MN. They made their home in the Fargo area. He was employed by Prairie supply of Fargo.

Shane was a very outgoing person who loved people and sports, especially the Atlanta Falcons. He was a softball pitcher, and was a very knowledgeable movie buff. He had a special ability to cheer people up just by entering the room. Shane loved his two little dogs, Rocky & Kano, that he called "my boys".

He is survived by his wife, Ann; parents, Allan and Joan Bahm, Flasher, ND; three sisters, Ashley (Benjamin) Bercier, Bismarck, ND, Tasheena (Josh) Meyer, Flasher, ND, Courtney Bahm, Mandan, ND; one nephew, Jace, and two nieces, Brinley and Harper; grandparents, Arlene Bahm, Shields, ND, Virgil and Patsy Hertz, Carson, ND; father-in-law, Richard (Christina) Sirek, Cottage Grove, MN; mother-in-law, Mary Hodgin, St. Paul, MN; two sisters-in-law, Sara (Brent) Nelson, River Falls, WI, Casandra Sirek, Cottage grove, MN; brother-in-law, Jacob Sirek, Cottage Grove, MN; many aunts, uncles and cousins, including a very close and special cousin, Brady Laub, Fargo.

Visitation: Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 5 to 8 in West Funeral Home Chapel, West Fargo, ND.

Rosary/Vigil Service: Friday, December 7, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. CST (6:30 p.m. MST) in the Bismarck Funeral Home, 3723 Lockport Street, Bismarck, ND.

Funeral Mass: Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. MST in St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Carson, ND.

Burial: Carson Community Cemetery, Carson, ND
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226 4th Ave W West Fargo, ND 58078
Tel. (701) 282-6699